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KCSMMHZ
Dec 10, 2012 2:30pm PST
.2934. >> 7.2 magnitude earthquake has struck off the coast of indonesia. reports saying it hit off shore of -- about 200 kilometers northwest of those islands. >> no tsunami warning has been issued. the usgs said the quake was reported at a depth of 158 kilometers. indonesia's's position within the ring of fire makes it prone to it -- indonesia's position within the ring of fire makes it prone to earthquakes. travelers have another nasty surprise waiting for them this morning -- and announced -- an unannounced strike by security workers. that caused several flights to be cancelled. >> frankfurt was particularly hard hit. today's strike complicated cleanup efforts from a recent bout of pretty harsh winter weather. german exports surged to a new high in october. >> the german companies sold almost 100 billion euros in goods and services in the month, up almost 10% compared to last year. it is not all good news. fewer orders from europe caused germany's trade surplus to drop to its lowest level in the last six months, adding to fears that europe's largest economy will contract in the fourth
KCSMMHZ
Dec 26, 2012 6:00am PST
for victims from aceh province in western indonesia. it is near the epicenter of the earthquake that triggered the tsunami. more than 160,000 people died in this province alone. at the event, the provincial governor emphasized the importance of passing down the memory of the disaster, so people do not forget it. countries are making steps to be better prepared for natural disasters. last year, ten asean member nations set up a disaster support center in jakarta, indonesia. >> translator: in order to prepare for a natural disaster it is vital to understand what one is. >> reporter: they are making steps to ensure they are prepared for natural disasters. >> reporter: they also set up a warehouse in malaysia to hold emergency supplies. aid was sent to the facility to the philippines where a typhoon struck earlier this month. also attending wednesday's ceremony were teachers from japan's northeastern region which was hit hard by a tsunami in march last year. they expressed empathy with the people of aceh province. >> translator: people in both japan and indonesia lost many precious things in the t
KCSMMHZ
Dec 17, 2012 2:00am PST
in asia! 3 million cars and 9 million mopeds are bumper to bumper here in the capital of indonesia. it's part and parcel of everyday life for taxi driver sudirno. he's used to tailbacks and frustrated passengers. during rush hour, the average speed is under 10 kilometers per hour. the best approach is to stay cool and try to be patient. >> all taxi drivers have taken part in anti-stress training. we need to be patient. if we get mad or excited, it's bad for business. we work on the streets,. we need to have our anger under control! >> but they're not the only ones who need to be patient. we're at the city planning authority, visiting a man who's facing an uphill battle. every day, another 300 cars and 1000 motorbikes join the city's already clogged streets. how long does it take izhar chaidir to get to work? >> 2 to 3 hours. in the morning and in the afternoon. i spend at least five to six hours a day. everybody in jakarta is having their breakfast in the car. >> experts predict that the city will be gridlocked by 2014. but the government continues to promote private car ownershop with
KCSMMHZ
Dec 27, 2012 6:00am PST
of indonesia. it means tsunami in the local dialect. this song has been passed down for generations, ever since a major tsunami killed thousands when it struck the island over a century ago. ♪ >> reporter: children have been brought up on this and adults continue to sing it while tending to their fields. the song teaches people how to protect themselves from a tsunami and has been put in their minds. what should you do when an earthquake strikes? >> translator: ran toward the hilltop as fast as you can. >> reporter: after the 2004 indian ocean earthquake, many people remember the song did just that and headed for the hills. although over 160,000 people were either killed or remain missing in aceh province along, only 7 people died on this island which has a population of just 80,000. this is yoko takafuji who is on the island to study the song. >> translator: this song saved everyone's lives. through studying the song i believe we can integrate this local knowledge into future disaster prevention education. >> reporter: during her research, takafuji was further shocked to find in some communi
KCSMMHZ
Dec 7, 2012 6:00am PST
are the philippines, malaysia, indonesia, thailand, and vietnam. the bank official said third-quarter expansion in the philippines was high at 7.1%. they said rising consumption and public investment in malaysia is contributing to the region's growth. the story was different for japan. they lowered their 2012 growth estimate by 0.6 percentage points. they cited a drop in exports stemming from a territorial dispute with china. the bank officials say southeast asian economies are supported by solid domestic demand. they added the countries are relatively unaffected by the debt woes in europe. >>> as if to back up the ad bcs's projection, japan's economy remained out of steam in october. the latest key economic indicator fell for the seventh straight month. the cabinet office says the coincidence index of the economy ticked down 0.9 points from september to 90.6. the index tracks the current state of the economy and reflects activities like industrial output and employment. government officials trace the decline to the global economic slowdown. they said shipments of tvs and some other products su
KCSMMHZ
Dec 17, 2012 6:00am PST
by small ma'ams. he honed his skills in indonesia but the spread of the sars virus forced him to rethink. >> what's an animal that will be large enough for production, safe enough for me to get close to, that's accessible and that has a single stomach so the beans aren't going to get destroyed. that's when i thought an elephant made sense. >> reporter: elephants are herbivores. they're able to ferment the coffee better, giving it a fruity taste. 8% of sales go towards caring for the ephants. the mahuts welcome the extra income. >> translator: making the coffee is easier than roaming the streets, performing for money. the elephants just have to do what comes naturally to make money now. >> there's always going to be an element of some humor to it but if i wanted this to be a joke, i would have released the coffee nine years ago when i was just starting out. i want this coffee, one it's got to taste good. when people are spending that kind of money it's got to be a good cup. i also want there to be a social cause attached to it. >> reporter: adventurous coffee lovers find the ultimate tast
KCSMMHZ
Dec 24, 2012 2:00am PST
into the pacific from indonesia and australia towards south america, usually trade winds hold the water masses at bay and push them back towards south-east asia. but every couple of years. el nino throws this system off balance. put simply, it weakens the trade winds which acted as barriers. now the uncontrolled water mass heads towards the coasts of south america. there, this kind of climate tsunami leads to massive flooding. the people of the piura region on the coast of peru live in constant fear of the el nino. every time this natural disaster strikes, it causes chaos in their lives. >> today there's no trace of the havoc wrought by el niÑo. valentin ruiz's banana plantation is thriving. it will soon be time to harvest. but the peruvian farmer will never forget the day he nearly lost everything. >> the water was up to here. here, where my hand is. this whole land was devastated. today it's fine. we banana producers carried away all the dead earth and planted new banana trees. >> valentÍn ruiz and many other local banana farmers were facing ruin. they survived by joining forces. today, th
KCSMMHZ
Dec 26, 2012 2:30pm PST
died that day. 170,000 in indonesia alone. the bodies of many of those swept away still have not been recovered. loved ones cannot even visit their grave sites. many travel to thailand. a memorial wall pays tribute to those who died there. grieving together, mourners again remember those who passed away. >> we all remember where we were at the time. sports news now, and as the year draws to a close, the german football association has good reason to be satisfied -- all seven of the bundesliga teams in competition at the european level made it through the first round. >> german soccer fans have plenty of reason to smile as they head into the new year and look back on five decades of bundesliga football. >> the bundesliga is celebrating its 50th anniversary, and it has never been stronger as a brand. all three german clubs in the champions league moved through, and all four german clubs are through in the eurobond lead, a first in german soccer. >> the bundesliga is going strong. i only hope germany can win this year. it has been a while, and that would really boost our image. >> the ti
KCSMMHZ
Dec 31, 2012 2:00am PST
! >> next year vestergaard frandsen even plans to go to indonesia with 3 million water filters in his luggage. the business model appears to be working.+ in kenya, at least, a whole lot of people now have one worry less. >> it's always nice to be invited into someone's home, and we here at global 3000 like nothing more than taking a look at where you live. this week we head off for a visit with the wirschings, who have an unusual apartment in new york city. >> hello, welcome to our home in new york. we live in manhattan, on 57th street. this is my wife elizabeth. we have been together for 53 years. as you can see from the various items in the apartment, we enjoy travelling all over the world. most of it was obviously on business. we lived in the philippines for ten years, where i found the most important treasure in our apartment, my wife elizabeth. this tankard we bought in germany, actually, in baden- baden. it's a wonderful example of ivory carving. it is seldom that one can find such a large tusk carved in such deep relief this is my grandson, a picture which was taken during a ch
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